Simon Barrow's blog

Continuing concern about faith schools' policies

Is God dead in Europe?

Europe thinks of itself as a cradle of modern secularity, but religion is far from dead - even if its institutions are reeling.

Problems with our contact form

There appears to be a technical glitch on our feedback form, for which apologies. It is being looked into.

Alan Johnston is free...

... and the world is rejoicing. As are we. But thousands of people remain incarcerated in the region, not least in Iraq.

Ekklesia daily email bulletin

Our daily bulletin is now in hibernation until September 2007, but our news and features are being updated regularly.

Identity theft on Ekklesia's MySpace page

Apologies to those visiting our MySpace page and discovering instead 'Jack, aged 26, Belgium' on there. Our page and identity has been stolen.

Ekklesia on Facebook

We have joined our work to the social networking site that everyone is talking about...

How to change the agenda from violence to peacebuilding

You are invited to a discussion on Making peace headline news with Ekklesia's Simon Barrow, on Tuesday 26 June 2007, at St Ethelburga's, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG, starting at 6.30pm. Ends by 8pm. All welcome. Feel free to spread the news.

Reality takes on a new dimension

The spat between Sony and Manchester Cathedral over the siting of part of its violent video game Resistance: The Fall of Man raises issues which go far beyond legal rights and moral posturing.

Support for Amnesty continues

The attempt by the Vatican to get ordinary Catholics to stop supporting Amnesty International because it will not back a total ban on abortion - even in cases of rape and incest - is causing hurt, disappointment and anger among many people.